Marie Javins, Woman of Adventure

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TweetComics vets will undoubtedly remember Marie Javins, the popular Marvel editor who worked on the 2099 line, Epic line, Hellstrom Akira, Earth X and so forth. She’s also worked as a colorist, and just spent three months in Kuwait editing for the Arabic publisher Teshkeel. Comics aside, since leaving Marvel, Marie has become something of […]

One Volume BONE new edition blowout

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TweetThe original edition of the one-volume BONE collection sold out of 50,000 copies fairly quickly, but the new printing of 20,000 is just shipping now and is ALREADY unavilable from Diamond. Here’s the PR: The BONE: One Volume Edition is back in print and will be in stores this week. However, the books are completely […]

FIGHT! Byrne vs David

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TweetOkay we’re on vacation and don’t have time to dig into this with the complete abandon that it might require. So we’ll just point The Peanut Gallery in the right direction. It starts, apparently, with this post from John Byrne on his forum in answer to a reader’s question: Wasn’t the ending to Alpha Flight […]

Friends of Lulu: Call for Entries

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TweetMarion Vitus writes to say that Friends of Lulu is planning a new anthology, “The Girls’ Guide to Guys’ Stuff” and they have posted a call for entries: The Friends of Lulu, the national organization devoted to promoting women in comics, are in search of lady cartoonists for our next anthology, “The Girls’ Guide to […]

Saddam forced to watch SOUTH PARK?

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TweetBelieve it or not, we’re loathe to pass along unsourced rumors and unverified fact, but this is just too funny. As we said, we failed to find a quote to back this up, so please treat this as pure imagination unless we get some outside verification. But it is funny. While being held prisoner during […]

Verheiden on MY NAME IS BRUCE

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TweetWriter Mark Verheidens reveals some of the inspiration behind the new Bruce Campbell film: I’ve also been a fan of Bruce Campbell’s since EVIL DEAD 2, which I (honestly) consider one of the great movies of the 1980′s. I’ve been lucky enough to actually work with Bruce on a project (an episode of the late, […]

Spread You Evil Wings Video

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Tweet James Kochalka’s video for the first hit single off his new album is up on YouTube.

New projects, new problems

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TweetSay, does anyone out there know how to buy an obelisk? We’re officially on vacation now, but will be posting a few tidbits just because we’re nice. We should also mention that since we’re in Maine, we’ve been discussing the ongoing Mystery Beast Phenomenon, and we’ve heard some interesting discussion. For instance, the corpse was […]

Where’s Farel?

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Tweet Farel Dalrymple posts all kinds of stuff at his LJ. Keep on truckin’, Kurt Wagner! Click for larger image or go to the link for all kinds of goodness.

Todd McFarlane, video director

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Tweet Speaking of Todd McFarlane, in addition to his other feats, he’s also a Grammy-winning video director, and he has a new animated video out for Disturbed’s cover of Genesis’ “Land of Confusion”. Watch here. Windows: Small Medium Large QT: Small Medium Large

Inside Todd McFarlane’s pastel lair

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TweetSouthwest fixture Todd McFarlane is the subject of another site visit, this one to his home, which will be featured on MTV Cribs in September: What is visible is a palette of soft colors, flowered curtains and Victorian furniture. The home is elegant, classy and nothing at all like the lairs from which his characters […]

NAMORA!

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Tweet Jeff Parker posts Tomm Coker’s cover to AGENTS OF ATLAS #4 which presents the return of a character you never thought you’d see…Namora!

BALM IN GILEAD project

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TweetWe’re a little late running the news of this benefit anthology, but better late than never. 
 American-Israeli Publisher, Mahrwood Press Ltd. has announced a special project to benefit children suffering from the situation in northern Israel. BALM IN GILEAD will be a prestige anthology featuring the top names in comics and genre literature. All […]

And a Pants shall rise!

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TweetDon McPherson and Randy Lander, the Roeper and Ebert of comics critics, are ending The Fourth Rail, their long running review site, after five years. You can read their tearful farewell in the link. However, fear not, for both have plans to continue reviewing. Lander is joining up with David Farabee of AICN some other […]

This man, this mountain

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Tweet All taken from film critic Jim Emerson’s site looking at great movie openings. [Link via Kottke]

Stuff

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TweetWe’re in transit and for the moment we’re just going to post all the pretty pictures we can dig up. Don’t like it? it’s my way or the highway around here, bub.